Super Regional Previews

The 2017 NCAA Super Regionals will take place June 9-11 (Friday-Sunday) and June 10-12 (Saturday-Monday); the winners of the Super Regionals will advance to the College World Series.

The 2017 College World Series consists of two, 4-team double-elimination brackets from June 17-24 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska; the two bracket winners will meet in a best-of-three CWS Championship series on June 26-28.

Here are the previews of this year’s NCAA Super Regionals. Continue reading “Super Regional Previews”

SEC Midseason Report; National Notes

SEC MIDSEASON REPORT CARD:
The second half of the SEC baseball schedule begins this weekend. The first half had many compelling story lines and the second half should be just as entertaining.

The SEC has 10 teams in the Top 40 of the latest NCAA RPI rankings. Seven teams are in the Top 25. Kentucky is the only SEC team with a Top 10 RPI. http://www.ncaa.com/rankings/baseball/d1/rpi

Arkansas (29-8, 11-4 SEC), Auburn (27-11, 10-5 SEC), Kentucky (25-12, 10-5 SEC) and Miss. State (25-13, 10-5 SEC) appear to be the midseason favorites to host NCAA Regionals. LSU (25-12, 9-6 SEC), Florida (24-12, 8-7 SEC), South Carolina (22-13, 8-7 SEC) are certainly in the mix for host sites.

The SEC had an NCAA record four national seeds and seven NCAA hosts sites in 2016. Continue reading “SEC Midseason Report; National Notes”